2019-09-17 E-Edition

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Oldtown area designated slum/blighted by city council


After authorizing Mayor Jerrod Jones to apply for a Texas Department of Agriculture Downtown Revitalization Program grant at a special called meeting at city hall on September 16th, the council passed the next agenda item pertaining to the same thing. Agenda item number two read, Consider the Designation of the Boundaries of the Downtown District, the Declaration of the area’s […]

Guynes arrested on sexual abuse of a child charges

On 9/9/19, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Lone Star Fugitive Task Force and the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigative Divisions, arrested Larry Wayne Guynes, age 64, of Centerville. Guynes was arrested on 2 counts of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child and one count of Indecency with a Child. The arrest stems from an […]

The Buffalo Stampede is Saturday morning


The Buffalo Stampede Parade is to be in the same place as always, right down Highway 79 thru Buffalo at 9 a.m this Saturday. After the parade the events that usually took place at Harriman Park will take place at the Expo. Former Chamber President Phillip Bounds said that the parade participants should assemble at the Upper Jr. High School […]

Leola Gilmore celebrates her 95th birthday

Leola M. Gilmore who has lived in the rural Leon County community of Shiloh since she married in 1944 will celebrate her 95 birthday at the community center in St. Paul on September28. Gilmore who has ten children, all still living, expects to have five generations of her family present for her blessing celebration. Gilmore was originally from Jewett and […]

BISD reflects good start to school year


The Buffalo Independent School Board held its regular meeting on Monday, September 16, 2019 with all in attendance with the exception of Tim Ezell. Following opening ceremonies the Board was updated on several areas of expertise across the district. First up was Misti Houston, Career and Technical Education (CTE) Director. Houston explained that CTE is the practice of teaching specific […]

Countywide monthly sales tax revenue up for July collections

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $801.5 million in local sales tax allocations for September, 8.5 percent more than in September 2018. These allocations are based on sales made in July by businesses that report tax monthly. For details on September sales tax allocations to individual […]

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On September 10th, 2019, 41 members of Buffalo FCCLA attended the Fall FCCLA Leadership Conference at ESC 6 in Huntsville, Texas along with schools from Bryan, Bremond, Huntsville , Goose Creek, Sealy, Baytown, Willis, and Royal HS. Training sessions were lead by Buffalo FCCLA officers Betsy Martinez, Callie Harter, Dayani Compean, Emma Adams, Omar Almeida, Scarlett Carrillo, and Kaline Martinez, […]

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On Saturday, September 7th, Buffalo High School FCCLA members Scarlet Carrillo and Kaline Martinez attended the Brazos Valley BeeKeepers association “Bee School” on the Texas ATM campus. Both girls are officers for the Buffalo High School chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America and members of the sustainability committee. Callie Harter, FCCLA State VP of Service Learning, also […]

Senior driving seminar set

A free seminar focusing on driving safety for seniors will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 10:00-11:00 am, at the Hilltop Lakes Chapel. Mrs. Ravonne McCray with the Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Medical Center Mature Driver Program will highlight current Texas driving statistics, focusing on rural data, and discuss ways to handle various driving situations to keep you and […]